The Ontario government is investing almost $1 million to prepare over 600 people across the province for rewarding careers in food and beverage processing. This funding to Food and Beverage Ontario provides jobseekers with training, mentorship, and job placements with local employers in baking, food science, and food production and processing.
The Federal and Saskatchewan governments have announced more than $33 million in joint funding for 26 projects in Saskatchewan. Important upgrades to water and wastewater systems in the Town of Hudson Bay and the Village of Edenwold will help protect the health of residents and the environment.
Canadian Utilities, an ATCO company based in Calgary, has been awarded $2.8 million in funding from Emission Reductions Alberta’s (ERA) Natural Gas Challenge to advance a first-of-its-kind hydrogen blending project in Fort Saskatchewan, AB.
Canadian life sciences company Rapid Dose Therapeutics (RDT) has secured government funding of $400,000 from The National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance (NRC-IRAP), to support a project focused on commercial development and scale-up manufacturing of cannabis infused QuickStrip oral dissolvable film strips.
The Government of Canada has launched a new funding competition, through the Strategic Innovation Fund, for national scale initiatives in automation and digital technology applications in the agriculture and agri-food sector. Funding of between $10 million and $50 million will be provided to a successful applicant in the competition.